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Shift Supervisor (sign-on bonus eligible!)

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Newark
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Join us in creating a sustainable future and becoming a protector of tomorrow!Covanta Essex is seeking an experienced results-oriented leader to join our team in Newark, NJ!The ideal candidate has demonstrated experience in motivating and coaching teams to meet production and company goals. As a Shift Supervisor, you will prioritize the safety and well-being of your team members and efficient operation of our Waste-to-Energy Power Plant. Additionally, you will continuously monitor and control all plant systems; respond to alarms, by taking appropriate corrective actions; and execute approved plant shutdown and start-up procedures to assure that the plant meets its safety, environmental and operational commitments. This position reports directly to the Operations Manager.Schedule:Rotating 12-hour shift schedule that alternates between days and nights and work about every other weekend, including holidays, outage support, and vacation coverage.Responsibilities:--- Assist Operations Manager with overseeing all areas of plant operations and carrying out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Covanta's policies and applicable laws (i.e., appraising performance; rewarding and coaching employee performance; addressing complaints, resolving problems, etc.)--- Ensure availability of qualified candidates to cover shift by managing shift schedule--- Direct the functional activities of the operators and review, prioritize and direct the daily work activities for the shift--- Train plant personnel to effectively and efficiently handle and meet daily operational needs in a safe manner--- Ensure the facility's readiness to meet emergency or unusual circumstances in a safe and productive manner--- Mange and update SOP's, P&ID's, training programs and implementing new processes for data collection and tracking utilizing the new technologies available--- Provide relief for the Shift Supervisors during short term absence as required and assist with vacation coverage as needed--- Prioritizing requests for removing equipment from service for maintenance, or other purposes and for ensuring the equipment is properly cleared and tagged in accordance with facility procedures--- Assist the Facility Safety Coordinator with administering the safety program, including presenting training in their absence--- Participating in meetings and trainings with the Shift Supervisors and facility management staff--- Standing in for the Operations Manager in his/her absence--- Serve as emergency coordinator in the absence of the Facility/Department Managers--- Perform other duties as directed by the Operations Manager/Plant ManagementQualifications:--- HS/GED diploma required--- N.J. First Class (Red Seal) Engineers License must be able to become site specific certified within 6 months of hire--- ASME QRO Site Specific Operator Certification must be able to become site specific certified within 6 months of hire--- Broad background in plant operations, including at least 3 years' experience in power or resource recovery plant operations required--- Demonstrated hands-on supervisory experience working with high performing teams, high pressure boilers and electric generation equipment required--- Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general administrative periodicals, technical procedures and regulations--- Ability to write reports and correspondence as well as effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers and subordinates in English--- Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, decimals, compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret graphs--- Ability to take appropriate safe action on his/her own initiative to prevent equipment damage or injury to personnel during emergencies or unusual situations--- Ability to motivate employees and maintain high morale--- Ability to Work near moving machinery as well as noisy and dusty environments; must be able to wear required personal protective equipment (PPE) to include a negative pressure respirator in accordance with OSHA Regulation 29 CFR 1910.134--- Ability to climb ladders and structures; must be able to tolerate heights--- Ability to frequently stand, sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and reach--- Specific vision ability required by this job included close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus--- The ability to manage operations crew personnel; work in closed quarters and confined spaces; climb ladders and structures; lift and carry up to 50 pounds; and tolerate heights and high temperatures.Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability EEO is the Law Poster (The poster can be found at ). Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to access job openings or apply for a job on this site as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by contacting us at

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Newark , Shift Supervisor (sign-on bonus eligible!), Hospitality & Tourism , Newark, New Jersey

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